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Diamond mining in Sierra Leone

ECONOMICS: Diamond mining - Sierra Leone is one of the top 10 diamond producers around the world. Sierra Leone is in South Africa.

These nine rough diamonds from the Kao mine, 75.37 carats total, were among those auctioned at Fusion Alternatives’ November 2014 sale in Antwerp. Photo by Robert Weldon/GIA. GIA (020615)

These nine rough diamonds from the Kao mine, carats total, were among those auctioned at Fusion Alternatives’ November 2014 sale in Antwerp. Photo by Robert Weldon/GIA.

The First Maroon War In 1739, the Jamaican Maroons were the first enslaved Africans to win their freedom from European slave masters. During the First Maroon War, they fought and escaped slavery and established free communities in the mountainous interior of the island. For 76 years, there were periodic skirmishes between the British and the […]

15 Black Uprisings Against European and Arab Oppression They Won't Teach in Schools - Atlanta Black Star

Sierra Leone, Free Town shows some of the common houses that people live in as well as showing you that people walk to get to places mostly in this part of the Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone, Free Town My Information: Sierra Leone is one of the highest populated places in the world, this photo is evidence of that. They are also very small and they fit families in the tiny huts.

A young girl at Adonkia quarry, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Feb 2013)  Jodi Hilton/IRIN

A young girl at Adonkia quarry, Freetown, Sierra Leone (Feb Jodi Hilton/IRIN

Adama Kargbo designs, Sierra Leone fabric

The Front Lines Of Fashion In Sierra Leone

Adama’s clothes give traditional African style an urban twist.The Front Lines Of Fashion In Sierra Leone

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Painted weatherboarding covers the facade of a board house on King Street. The traditional dwellings are known as 'bode ose' in the Krio creole Photograph: Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters

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